Ford Escort 1st generation coupe 1.6 Mexico MT (1970–1974)

Car model: Ford Title: Ford Model: Escort Generation: 1st generation coupe Modification: 1.6 Mexico MT Year of issue: 1970–1974

Main characteristics


The minimum amount of luggage (l)380
Front wheel track (mm)1295
Wheelbase (mm)2400
Height (mm)1372
Width (mm)1574
Rear wheel track (mm)1320
Ground clearance (mm)140
Permissible gross weight (kg)1300
Curb Weight (kg)891
Length (mm)3984


Bore (mm)81
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylindersFour
Piston stroke (mm)77.6
Maximum torque (N • m)124.5
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)4,000
Maximum power revolutions, min. (rpm)5500
Intake typeCarburetor
Engine configurationRow
Availability of intercoolerNot
Engine power (hp)84
Engine capacity (cm3)1599
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of stepsFour
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesDisk drives
Rear suspensionDependent, spring, with telescopic shock absorbers
Front suspensionIndependent McPherson, with anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km)10.4
Fuel tank capacity (l)41
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s)11.1
Maximum speed (km / h)167
Recommended fuelAI-92


Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels:

Rim width5.55.5
Rim diameter1313
Number of mounting holesFourFour
Tire diameter1313
Tire height8080
Tire width165165